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America’s View on Evolution and Creationism

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Four in 10 Americans Believe in Strict Creationism (Gallup)
On Darwin’s Birthday, Only 4 in 10 Believe in Evolution (Gallup)
Darwin Debated: Religion vs. Evolution (Pew Research Center)










Are You There, God? It's Us, Scientists!

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Scientists and Belief (Pew Research Center)

Rice study reveals only 15 percent of scientists at major research universities see religion and science always in conflict (Rice University)

Science And Religion Quotes: What World's Greatest Scientists Say About God (The Huffington Post)








How do we know the earth is old?

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Christian tutorial on radiometric dating by Roger Weins (includes extinct radioisotopes, ice cores, varves, and other methods) (ASA)
Radiometric dating methods, listing of location and age of oldest rocks (Talk Origins)
Explanation of various radiometric dating methods (Wikipedia)
More detailed description of radiometric dating methods (Tulane)
More detailed description of radiometric dating and critique of young earth claims (Talk Origins)
Many critiques of young earth arguments
Examples from Darylmple’s book, including dating of the Mt. Vesuvius ash (NCSE)
Green River Formation varves (Wikipedia)
Great photo set of varves from the US Northeast with explanations (Tufts)
Brief discussion of ice core dating
Article on ice cores as it relates to Noah’s Flood (ASA)
Various counting methods (University of Arizona)
Annual coral layers and tracing changes in river discharge (University of Arizona)
White paper on the use of cave formations for dating and climate proxies (NCDC)
Use of coral layering to map the length of days per year
Christian geologists on the age of the earth (Modern Reformation)
How radiometric dating is validated, and other evidence for an ancient earth (BioLogos)
Darylmple, The Age of the Earth, 1994.
Alley, Richard B. (2000) The Two-Mile Time Machine, Princeton University Press, Princeton.
Mayewski, Paul Andrew and Frank White (2002) The Ice Chronicles – The Quest to Understand Global Climate Change, University of New Hampshire, University Press of New England.

Being Human

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Primitive Human Ancestor Shared Lucy's World (ScienceNOW)
The Burdens of Being a Biped (Science Magazine)
For Early Hominins in Africa, Many Ways To Take a Walk (Science Magazine)
Middle and later Pleistocene hominins in Africa and Southwest Asia (PNAS)
Ancient Venus rewrites history books (Nature)
Slideshow: Key examples of early figurative art (Nature)
The origins of lithic projectile point technology: evidence from Africa, the Levant, and Europe (Sciverse)





Christianity and the History of Science

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Ian Barbour, Issues in Science and Religion (Prentice-Hall, 1966)
John Hedley Brooke, Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 1991)
Edward B. Davis, "Robert Boyle's Religious Life, Attitudes, and Vocation." Science & Christian Belief 19.2 (2007)
Asa Gray, Natural Science and Religion: Two Lectures Delivered to the Theological School of Yale College (C. Scribner's Sons, 1880)
Edward Grant, Science and Religion, 400 BC to AD 1550: From Aristotle to Copernicus (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006)
Reijer Hooykaas, Religion and the Rise of Modern Science (Scottish Academic Press, 1972)




The State of Evolution

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Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 2012 State of State Science Standards (PDF)

Bill Summary of HB 0368
Dan Vergano, USA Today, "Evolution teaching poor in U.S. high schools"
The Pew Forum, "Fighting Over Darwin, State by State"
The Pew Forum, "Evolution: A Timeline"
Stephanie Pappas, "New year brings new attacks on evolution in schools "